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Calling all ‘Heavies’

The Focus Group will be running an Exhibition at the Assembly Room, North Street, Chichester from Saturday 6th to Saturday 13th April. Focus group members would appreciate some assistance from the ‘heavies’ loading screens etc from Tangmere on Thursday afternoon, 3rd April, at 2.45 to 3.00 and then unloading the following morning at the Assembly Room about 8.45 to 9.00am. The screen legs and bases are already loaded into John Howes horsebox so on Thursday afternoon only the display screens have to be loaded.

Digital Group Meeting of 26th March 2019

The videos of the tutorials given by Ann McDonald and Sheila Tester at this meeting are now available. The easiest way to find them is to go to Digital Group and scroll down through the posts to that of 22nd January 2019.

At the bottom of this post you will see a link which will take you to all the videos we have posted this season. The video for the Ann McDonald tutorial is in the top row on the lefthand side, Similarly Sheila’s tutorial may be found on the lefthand side of the bottom row.

Just click on the appropriate icon and the video will start.

Prints at Sage HOuse

The following prints have been selected for the display at Sage House: Peter Rocchiccioli – The Little Boat and Volcano at Dawn; Lorna Brown – Trees from the Wood; Sarah Nichol – To the Secret Garden, Cromer Pier and The road to Lindisfarne; Mike Hancock – Path to the Door and Jasna Lake; Ronnie Hall – Chichester Harbour at Sunset; Jean Brooks – Deer in Flight; Hilary Featherstone – Goodwood Balloons; Jim Munday – Evening Glow at Fairfield; Jeff Owen – Basin Eye View and Rainbow Umbrellas.

These prints are much appreciated by the residents of Sage House at a very difficult stage in their lives. Many thanks to all the contributors.

CHICHESTER WINS SCPF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to Chichester Camera Club which won  The Southern Photographic Federation Print and PDI Championships which were held on Sunday 24thMarch.

Dalmatian Pelican Defending Territory © Sheila Tester, featured above, won the best image in the PDI Championship and a Gold Medal. Congratulations Sheila!

Twenty four clubs from the Federation took part in the PDI Championships and twenty one clubs took part in the Print Championshiip. Chichester Camera Club were the winners in both competitions.

Chichester members won a Gold Medal, a Silver Medal, and a total of  five Highly Commended Certificates. Congratulations to everyone who had images in the competition, each image contributed to our final result.

Gannet Defending Space © Ann McDonald won a Silver Judges Medal (Judge Roger Parry’s choice)
Curious © John Howes won a Highly Commended Certificate
Racket Tailed Puffet Ariel © won a Highly  Commended Certificate. 

NEXT MEETING OF THE PAGB GROUP MONDAY 1st APRIL

The meeting will take place at the small hall in the Tangmere Village Centre. We will meet at 6.45 pm for a prompt 7.00 pm start. Please come at 6.45 to help set the room up. The cost is £3 for club members and £4 for non-members.

Members are encouraged to bring along prints and/or digital images for in-depth constructive critique. We look forward to seeing you and your images.

The image featured above is Canary Wharf © Michael Palmer a new member of the PAGB Group 

Nomad Boxes

John Howes will be placing an order for new Nomad boxes on Friday 29th March so if anyone else wants to purchase a box taking advantage of lower prices for bulk purchasing please contact John either at the Club tomorrow night or by e mail – jhowes.live.co.uk

108th LONDON SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY

YOU ARE INVITED TO ENTER PRINTS FOR THE 108th LONDON SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY.

Closing date 20th May 2019. I am going to try to arrange delivery of Chichester Camera Club print entries in order to save on postage. Watch this space!

Accepted prints will be exhibited in galleries during the Summer in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Ireland.  

For full details of On-Line entry, rules and exhibition dates please visit the London Salon website www.londonsalon.org or contact Ann McDonald who will be happy to advise you on suitable images and the online entry system etc. Please bring along any prospective entries to the PAGB Group on 1st April

This is a very prestigious salon which was set up in 1910 with the aim being “to exhibit only that class of photographic work in which there is distinct evidence of artistic feeling and execution”. Members of Chichester Camera Club have been entering this salon for many years, with considerable success. The image featured above ‘1920s Flapper‘ © Glyn Edmunds won a rare London Salon Medal in last year’s exhibition.

Entry System Now Open

images selected for inter-club competitions

The following images have been selected for our inter-club competitions which will be held in MARCH and APRIL

THE SOUTHERN PHOTOGRAPHIC FEDERATION INTER-CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP  

This will take place on the 24THMarch 2019. The venue is The John O’Gaunt School, Priory Road, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 0AN

SCPF PRINT CHAMPIONSHIP IMAGES

Abandoned FarmhouseFrank Adams
At the Imperial CityChris Gledhill
Bonnet Mushrooms (Mycena Galericulata)David Harris
Carmine Bee-Eater over the ZambeziPhil Shaw
Chasing the LightRichard Corkrey
Coprinus DisseminatusSheila Tester
CuriousJohn Howes
Dalmatian PelicanAnn McDonald
Gannet  Defending Space Ann McDonald
Hearth and HomeLorna Brown
On his BikePeter Rocchiccioli
Porcelain Fungus in Dappled LightSheila Tester
Reaching for the Moon (Mycena)David Harris
Red StagGraham Ainge
Resting Ann McDonald

SCPF PDI CHAMPIONSHIP IMAGES

Black Hairstreak Satyrium PruniRoss Laney
Canary WharfMichael Palmer
Dalmatian Pelican Defending TerritorySheila Tester
Gannet Bonding BehaviourAnn McDonald
Gannets Sky PointingAnn McDonald
London InfinityMichael Palmer
Poplar Hawk MothRoss Laney
Racket Tailed Pufflet Aerial CombatPhil Shaw
Riona in a Lace SkirtGlyn Edmunds
SistersJohn Howes
Stradbally StrandLorna Brown
The Scoundrel and the ScholarJohn Howes
The Sheep JudgeJohn Howes
Tiger Action PortraitPhil Shaw
Vashti Cunningham USAAndy Dulson

THE CROUCH SHIELD PDI COMPETITION

This will take place on Friday 22ndMarch. The venue is Henfield Village Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield, BN5 9DB, United Kingdom.  

CROUCH SHEILD IMAGES 

Cheetah in the EveningPhil Shaw
Church at VikSheila Tester
Crash Landing PelicanAnn McDonald
Moth to the FlameRoss Laney
Mycena with Gossamer ThreadSheila Tester
Portrait of a LadyAnn McDonald
The NarrowboatmanJohn Howes
Tiger PortraitPhil Shaw

SUSSEX FEDERATION PRINT CHAMPIONSHIP

This will take place on 6thApril 2019, at the The King’s Centre, Burgess Hill

SUSSEX FED CHAMPIONSHIP IMAGES

A Beautiful SmileMike Harris
Little Red Riding Hood?Richard Ryder
The Hot TapRay Thurgood
En VogueJonathan Fiske
Gallery, StockholmGuy Partington
The Turbine Hall, Tate ModernHeather Buckle
Little Blue BoatCarmel Lynch
Devon BeachWendy Chalk
In the Shadow of the BudhaMike Hancock
Haircut Sir?Mike Hancock
Angry LeopardChris Gledhill
Fox on the ProwlChris Gledhill

Digital Group tuesday 26th March 2019

The Digital Group will meet on Tuesday 26th March in the Small Hall at Tangmere Village Centre at 7.30.

For the first part of the evening Ann McDonald will give a tutorial on removing objects, including a woman with fuzzy hair from an image in Photoshop. Ann is an excellent educator and this is a tutorial not to be missed.

Following the coffee break, Sheila Tester will give a tutorial on organising images in Lightroom,importing images, renaming them and metadata copyright. This is a tutorial which has been requested by some of the newer members.

Members £3.00, non members £4.00. All welcome.